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The Meadows – form, tips and expert race analysis May 16, 2015

AFTER a massive night of racing in Victoria on Thursday night, things are a litter quieter tonight, but we still have a terrific 12 race...

Sweet It Is faces a tough task to buck history

THIS year marks the 50th anniversary of the Association Cup, the race inaugurated in 1965 and run over the-then 800 yards on the testing grass...

Background to the Sydney Cup

The Sydney Cup was the first of what became the ‘big four’ distance events on the Sydney city racing calendar. Starting in 1963, it was...

Background To The National Distance Championship

This year’s National Distance Championship final, of course, holds especial interest in seeing whether champion all-distance bitch Xylia Allen can break Miata’s prize money winning...

This Week In Racing History

AUGUST 20 Blythe Spirit took out the 1950 Lismore 350 yards Championship, scoring by three lengths from All Radium. The field consisted of 10 starters....

This Week In Racing History

AUGUST 13 Tara Princess won the inaugural Laurels Classic, in 1964. The Syd Barrett-trained bitch ran the 555 yards trip at Sandown Park in 31.44....

This Week In Racing History

JULY 30 The beautifully-bred black bitch Ascapella Miss (Chariot Charm x Fullock) took out the 1973 Strathalbyn Puppy Championship, running 32.30 to equal the race...

Background To The AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen...

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so...

Hot Fields For 2014 Warrnambool Cup Heats

There is no rest for the wicked as Victorian feature racing shifts to the picturesque town of Warrnambool this Wednesday evening, where a quintet of...